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  1. Myechtatel

    trying to get out of the depths of florida

    706 296 4979. i'll be gone by the end of this month though so if it's after the 30th don't worry about it
  2. Myechtatel

    trying to get out of the depths of florida

    Me and my girl are in Orlando as well. Trying to find a ride or something. Too god damn humid and hot to hitch.
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    Compression sacks

    I've never used a surplus bivy sack soI don't know. there's hundreds of different kinds and sizes as opposed to the surplus "one size fits all method". take it into an REI type store and they'll help you find the right fit. simple as that.
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    Compression sacks

    spend a couple extra bucks and get a hiking brand sack. lighter and more weatherproof. The army compression sacks suck. The buckles break constantly and they're almost a pound by themselves. dont carry extra weight if you dont have to.
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    Finding a place to sleep...

    I have reserve money too. Not everyone spends every dollar they make on beer. Anyway, I find that small towns are usually better to find places to sleep. More woods, less cops... I prefer sleeping in my tent so I'll take a patch of woods any day.
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    Taylor made joint from nothing

    You're not supposed to smoke honey. I was at a pipe shop and asked the guy about putting honey in the pipe (because the pipe was indian crafted and kinda rough or something like that i dont even remember). he said not to because it crystalizes in your throat or some shit and does something bad...
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    Sailboats

    Yeah I completely agree with that. I think you misunderstood. My point is that while it's extremely common for travelers to say that others should do what they're doing in order to avoid working, etc; when questions on how to do so, they refuse to give answers. that's what i think is stupid and...
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    Sailboats

    I never said the arrogance itself killed the train forum. I simply said it was all too common. I agree that there were a lot of people asking stupid questions and not taking responsibility. But like I said, douchebag know-it-alls posting snide replies to questions from newbies is all too common...
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    Sailboats

    ^Don't get me wrong, your post was helpful. And even if it wasn't, at least you were contributing. Diagaro, however, wasn't. And it's shit like that that was all too common on the train forum. As far as experience, thank you for sharing yours. But like I said, Diagaro didn't even mention if he...
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    Sailboats

    Well I know you weren't trying to be helpful but I did learn something from this. There are sailors(if you even are a sailor) that resemble the majority of trainhoppers. You know a little bit of uncommon knowledge and think you're just so cool. You're unwilling to help anyone else because in...
  11. Myechtatel

    Searching for Scooby

    I know a guy named Scooby. hangs out in the tent city in Gainesville.
  12. Myechtatel

    Sailboats

    thank you that was very helpful. i dont know why i cant find shit like that through google.
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    Sailboats

    haha. yeah i definitely don't want to just jump into it because i know there's a lot to sailing. wind, water direction, sails and cables to mess with, anchors, rutters, sand bars, storms, not knowing where the fuck you are, etc. it's not like driving a car where theres two pedals, a wheel and...
  14. Myechtatel

    Tent City

    sounds sweet. I stayed at a tent city in Gainesville Fl for a few days and it was pretty cool. The people there were really nice we got a 30 degree mummy bag for free and sometimes churches would come and feed but mostly they were on their own. but people came and went so much that there was...
  15. Myechtatel

    Sailboats

    im like 5 minutes into this. it looks great so far. better than anything ive found on youtube. thanks so much!
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    90s Emo????

    I like Sunny Day Real Estate. Never listened to any of the others though. Most 2000 and later emo is garbage but I gotta say, Hawthorne Heights is really good for an emo band. Everything after that sucked though cause everyone just tried to copy the hell out of them.
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    Tent City

    who gave it to you? the people there or some church?
  18. Myechtatel

    Sailboats

    So my girlfriend and I really wanted to build a cabin this winter but it seems like with the price of land it would be a better idea to get a sailboat. I've heard of travelers getting sailboats and sailing the coasts because it's very cheap living. Has anyone done this, know anyone that's done...
  19. Myechtatel

    Crust Punk

    Well I think that generally crust punks are hipsters. just broke ass hipsters. maybe it's just the people i know but they all look the same. skinny jeans, crust punk shirt. hipster looking hat with NAUSEA or some crap written on it. bullet belt or stud belt with vans or converse. maybe a couple...
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    Crust Punk

    So I'm trying to get to the bottom of this phenomenon. Why does it exist? What purpose does it serve? Where did it come from and why is it so bad? Haha, basically folks, I'm wondering if people really sit down and listen to crust punk like they would with music. I say that because I don't...
  21. Myechtatel

    New Orleans

    what are sweeps? thanks for the replies, i guess it is as bad as i've heard. still open to stories, opinions and info. thanks.
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    New Orleans

    So I've heard a lot of bad stuff about cops in New Orleans. Basically that they can do whatever they want because they don't have to answer to anyone. For example, you can get arrested for "molesting a cheeseburger" by taking the pickles off a cheeseburger. But on the other hand it seems to be a...
  23. Myechtatel

    my dog has worms... question about blackwalnut wormwood tincture...

    ^seems like it would do more good than bad. you do know nicotine is extremely toxic right?
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    Weirdest thing you carry

    ^that'll get you locked up
  25. Myechtatel

    Fighting on le road

    i was walking down the street with my girlfriend one day in Athens, Ga and these two black guy, maybe 2-3 years older than me, ride by and one of em smacks me in the back of the head. no reason, just stupid. i'm not really a violent person but it pissed me off. i yelled after them to come back...
  26. Myechtatel

    So yeah, I'm new.

    welcome. you should find all the info you need by searching threads on this forum. make sure you get a good pack. i recommend this: Kelty Trekker Backpack Men Camping Hiking if you're not into external frame packs get a nice internal frame hiking pack. don't get a military pack. unless you want...
  27. Myechtatel

    And the rest of my life lies spread out before me; Greetings from Vermont!

    be careful asking people around here how to hop trains. haha. welcome.
  28. Myechtatel

    Folke

    Yeah I'm looking for more blues/bluegrass type stuff. dark dark dark and hurray for the riffraff just about bored me to death. gonna check out some of the other suggestions.
  29. Myechtatel

    You gonna travel around till the day you die? You gonna be a lonely old man like myself?

    i always imagine i'll live in a cabin or yurt with my girl, maybe some friends, living off the land.
  30. Myechtatel

    "Yuppie Packs"

    ^he's saying it's better in the heat, not the cold. and i totally agree. travelling in the south a lot i couldnt imagine using an internal frame pack.
  31. Myechtatel

    road dogs and noob questions

    haha. when i saw that dogs face i thought it was my dog! my dog looks exactly the same in the face but has a body that matches. black with tan paws and underbelly. like a min pin.
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    "Yuppie Packs"

    ^i'd say in general there are a lot more pros than cons. more durable, easier to strap shit to, stands on it's own, doesn't collapse when it's empty, holds loads better,, etc.
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    road dogs and noob questions

    well here's the summary, my opinion, and some additional info: -road dog=someone you travel with -don't get a dog yet. not only do you need to figure out how to travel first but you really need to think about if you want one. it will hold you back(ex. going into stores). it does have a lot of...
  34. Myechtatel

    Hexayurt?!

    bump>
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    Hexayurt?!

    Has anyone seen or heard of the ingenious shelters? Hexayurt Project - incredibly cheap shelter for those in need It's a yurt type structure made from insulation and heavy duty tape. They've been gaining popularity at Burning Man and in disaster relief because of their cheap price, easy set...
  36. Myechtatel

    What To Bring To Rainbow Gathering?

    most people are just after drugs and tobacco. so you could bring that. jewelry is good, chocolate, instruments, patches and random things. be creative. which one are you going to?
  37. Myechtatel

    Small cabins

    those pallet houses are AWESOME. just looked on craigslist and found tons of free pallets. just need a way to get them...
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    my dog has worms... question about blackwalnut wormwood tincture...

    ^true. i think it's a lot cheaper than that even if you get it at walmart. like 4-6 dollars.
  39. Myechtatel

    hitching in a suit

    HELL YEAH! and the guitar case would be a nice touch too. that would be badass. haha
  40. Myechtatel

    my dog has worms... question about blackwalnut wormwood tincture...

    not sure but i heard black walnut tastes like ash. i doubt you could get him to eat it. try making a tea and soaking his food in it. maybe add some sugar? i know thats counterproductive but that's the only way it would be palatable to a human. not sure about the wormwood. hope this helped a little.
  41. Myechtatel

    Hippie Hatred

    agreed. labels never solved anything. trying to label and organize things around you is a sign that you're disorganized in the head.
  42. Myechtatel

    A light but warm sleeping bag.

    cheap: Kelty Mistral 0 Degree Sleeping Bag Regular, 43199 | Sleeping Bags | Sleeping Gear | GEAR | items from Campmor. light:Mountain Hardwear UltraLamina 0 Degree Sleeping Bag Regular, 42515 | Sleeping Bags | Sleeping Gear | GEAR | items from Campmor. kelty, eureka, northface, and mountain...
  43. Myechtatel

    Hello Ladies! New female traveler looking for some inspiration!

    haha, reminds of my friend who carried a cue ball in a sock. XD
  44. Myechtatel

    How I Became Me

    haha that's horrible!
  45. Myechtatel

    "yuppie" tents

    squatting in patches of woods while i'm traveling. i also used it for the gathering in ocala.
  46. Myechtatel

    Weirdest thing you carry

    ^lmao
  47. Myechtatel

    Weirdest thing you carry

    haha. if i found a cannonball i'd just take it to the nearest pawn shop.

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